Thank you for visiting the contribute page, in order to keep this database as up-to-date as possible, we need your help.

If you have an archive of XviD/DivX (scene only) or High-Def X264 (scene or non-scene) releases (either rarred or not), you can help us by running this small program that will scan your archive and upload the various bits of information to our database.
Required Dependencies
Python 2.4 (or higher) (
MySQLdb module for Python (
MediaInfo (
UnRar (

If you run Windows, everything that is required comes included with the script.

If you run Linux (or Mac OSX), you will have to install these on your own (using either your package manager or compiling from the source)
Download (Current Version is v0.4)
Beta Download (Current Version is v0.5.6b)

Note: Although it has been tested rigorously, this is still considered an application in its beta stage. If you run into any problems, message one of the operators in the IRC chan (#movieinfo @ EFNet)


This is the syntax of the script:

Windows: importMI.exe C:\path\to\mymovies>

Linux: python /path/to/mymovies/

"C:\path\to\mymovies\" being the folder in which your movies are stored.

When you run the script, there are a few switches (or options) you can use:
-s : Use this switch if your intent is to upload one release. when you use -s, you have to specify the path to the actual release
Example: importMI.exe -s C:\path\to\mymovies\3.10.To.Yuma.DVDRip.XviD-DiAMOND
-logonly : This switch will have the script skip uploading the data directly to the db. In this case, you will have to send this log to an operator in the irc chan.

v0.4 (April 30, 2009)
Initial public release


Join us @ #MovieInfo on EFNet

IRC Rules
Help keep the group databases up-to-date (X264 groups only, see commands below)
If you find any incorrect information, notify an operator

IRC Commands
Note: To see the syntax of any of the commands below, just type the command in the channel.
Search Commands
!search : General database search
!asearch : Actor search (uses IMDb)
!dsearch : Director search (uses IMDb)
!msearch : Movie search (uses IMDb)
Switches For Search Commands
-xvid : Show only XviD/DivX releases
-720p : Show only 720p releases
-1080p : Show only 1080p releases
-scene : Show only scene releases
-nonscene : Show only non-scene releases
Example: !search indiana jones -720p -scene : Only returns 720p scene releases
Other Commands
!db : Shows information about the MovieInfo databases
!rlsinfo : Shows information about a specified release
!addgrp : Shows information about a specified release (X264 720p/1080p only)
!grpinfo : Shows whether they're scene or not and how many releases they have in the database
Operator-Only Commands
!addrls : Adds release to database
!fix : Used to fix info about a release
!nuke : Change the nuke status of a release


Frequently Asked Questions
Whats SRR (Rescene)?

I'll just direct you here:
Why do you have file counts for non-scene releases? I thought non-scene groups don't use rars.

While it is true that most non-scene groups don't use rars, a file count is required to request a release on usenet channels.



-- ----------------------------
--  Table structure for `releases`
-- ----------------------------
CREATE TABLE `releases` (
  `id` int(11) NOT NULL auto_increment,
  `rlsname` text NOT NULL,
  `grp` text NOT NULL,
  `fc` int(11) NOT NULL,
  `rarsize` bigint(20) NOT NULL,
  `totalsize` decimal(7,2) NOT NULL,
  `source` text NOT NULL,
  `vcodec` text NOT NULL,
  `resolution` text NOT NULL,
  `framerate` decimal(5,3) NOT NULL,
  `videofile` text NOT NULL,
  `acodec` text NOT NULL,
  `imdbid` text NOT NULL,
  `nfo_filename` text NOT NULL,
  `nfo` longtext NOT NULL,
  `scene` tinyint(4) NOT NULL,
  `nukereason` text NOT NULL,
  `dateadded` text NOT NULL,
  `datepred` text NOT NULL,
  `completed` tinyint(1) NOT NULL default '0',
  `srr` tinyint(1) NOT NULL default '0',
  PRIMARY KEY  (`id`),
  UNIQUE KEY `rlses` (`rlsname`(200)),
  KEY `groups` (`grp`(20))

-- ----------------------------
--  Records of `releases`
-- ----------------------------


importmi-0.6.1b-lin.tar - Shows the layout
releases.sql.bz2 - 307 MiB .sql file

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